An exciting role has arisen within the Academy. Bristol Rovers FC are looking to recruit a part-time Academy coach to work within the Youth Development Phase of our successful Category 3 programme. Successful applicants will report directly to the Lead Phase Coach, with communication channels to the Head of Coaching and Academy Manager. They will be responsible for the delivery of the Academy coaching programme in line with the Academy philosophy.
We are looking for individuals who have excellent communication, interpersonal and motivational skills, as well as being a role-model to young players. They will be able to show that they are capable of creating and delivering innovative and engaging coaching sessions to challenge and develop the player in line with the Academy coaching syllabus, as well as demonstrating that they understand the needs of the modern young player in terms of their physical and psychological development.
The role involves working in the evenings (Monday, Wednesday & Thursday) and during weekends. There will also be an expectation for administrative tasks to be completed as part of the role, session plans and PMA inputting.
Applicants will only be considered if they hold a minimum of the UEFA 'B' coaching qualification (essential), be working towards the FA Mod 3 Youth Award (desirable), as well as having demonstrable experience of working with players within the u13-u16s age range. Applicants will also need to be locally based (living within 30 minutes of the Bristol area).
Successful applicants will undergo a screening process that will include an Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure.